By Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.N., C.N.S., C.B.T.
A staple of the Mediterranean diet, Swiss chard and spinach are about as good as it gets when it comes to heart-healthy nutrients. They are loaded with antioxidants for strengthening your heart, nourishing your cells, and even reversing aging. The pine nuts add a nice crunch and help bring out the vegetable flavors. You’ll enjoy every bite of this tasty dish that’s oh-so easy to make!
*Choose organic produce whenever possible*
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, coconut oil, or ghee
- 2 small shallots or 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 cups Swiss chard, chopped
- 8 cups baby spinach
- ¼ cup toasted pine nuts
- Dash salt, Celtic or sea
Heat the oil or ghee in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the shallots or garlic and sauté for a minute or two, until translucent. Add the Swiss chard and sauté for 2 more minutes. Add the spinach and stir until wilted. Stir in the toasted pine nuts and salt. Serve immediately. Serves 4.
Purchase your copy of The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook, also available where books and e-books are sold.
© Fair Winds Press, 2014. All rights reserved.